Seattle hosts the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday. Here's all you need to know about the game and the events leading up to it.

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For the first time since 2001, an All-Star Game goes green — Emerald, that is. Seattle hosts the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, the first such event in the city since the 2001 Midsummer Classic at Safeco Field. Here’s all you need to know:

When: Saturday, July 22 at 12:30 p.m.

Where: KeyArena


Tickets: Here


Eastern Conference

Tina Charles, F, Liberty*

Elena Delle Donne, F, Mystics*

Tiffany Hayes, G, Dream*

Jonquel Jones, F, Sun*

Jasmine Thomas, G, Sun*

Layshia Clarendon, G, Dream

Stefanie Dolson, F, Sky

Candice Dupree, F, Fever

Allie Quigley, G, Sky

Alyssa Thomas, F, Sun

Elizabeth Williams, F, Dream

Western Conference

Sue Bird, G, Storm*

Sylvia Fowles, F, Lynx*

Maya Moore, F, Lynx*

Candace Parker, F, Sparks*

Diana Taurasi, G, Mercury*

Seimone Augustus, G, Lynx

Skylar Diggins-Smith, G, Wings

Chelsea Gray, G, Sparks

Brittney Griner, F, Mercury

Nneka Ogwumike, F, Sparks

Breanna Stewart, F, Storm

* = starter

Other All-Star events around Seattle

Thursday, July 20

Jr. NBA WNBA All-Star Clinic

2-3 p.m. – Mercer Island Boys and Girls Club

The Jr. NBA, WNBA All-Stars, and WNBA Legends will host a youth basketball clinic for approximately 75-100 children from local boys and girls clubs.

WNBA All-Stars throw out first pitch before Mariners-Yankees game

7:10 p.m. – Safeco Field

The Seattle Mariners have invited WNBA All-Stars to throw out the first pitch before their game against the New York Yankees. The first pitch will take place at approximately 7 p.m. PT, followed by a jersey swap with the WNBA and the Mariners. Fans who wish to attend the Mariners game that evening can take advantage of the WNBA group discount at

Friday, July 21

WNBA All-Stars raise Space Needle flag

7:30 a.m. – Space Needle

Several WNBA All-Stars and WNBA President Lisa Borders will raise the WNBA flag at the Space Needle.

WNBA Fit All-Star Clinic

9:30 a.m. – Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club

WNBA All-Stars will host a basketball clinic and provide nutrition tips to approximately 90 children from the Smilow Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club.

All-Star open practices

2 p.m. – KeyArena

The Eastern Conference and Western Conference All-Star teams will each have an open practice at KeyArena, giving fans an up-close view of WNBA All-Stars as they prepare for the midseason showcase. Open practices are available to those who have purchased tickets to the Verizon WNBA All-Star Game. Seating is general admission.

The East All-Stars will practice from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. PT. The West All-Stars will practice from 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. PT.

Orange Carpet and Welcome Reception

6 p.m. – Space Needle Valet Loop

WNBA All-Stars will walk the WNBA Orange Carpet outside of the Space Needle.